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    Unit 1 Discussion Thread How did prejudice and discrimination affect the development of sociology in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? Grading Rubric: Required Discussion Elements Point Value Thoroughly responded to each topic/question in initial post 25 Proper citation of the material. 5 Respond to 2 classmates. (10 points each) 20 No spelling or grammar errors. 5 Total possible points 50 • Gender – women did not have a right to vote and they were not treated as equal in terms of education and other benefits that men were. In August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, becomes part of the US Constitution.” • Racial Prejudice – there was a racial division where blacks and other races were deemed inferior humans and treated as slaves. They did not have equal rights in terms of legal constitution and other factors. • Inequality in social status in regards to different groups considered a higher society and the working class. • Religious prejudice – Rapid growth of Catholics were deemed as a harm to public welfare. • Immigrant - Irish, Germans and other immigrates were treated poorly by established communities in America. • Skill Prejudice – In 1884 German immigrant community was often persecuted for their religious beliefs and craftsmanship. • City and rural division. Between 1880 and 1900 America had an industrial growth which gave a rise in the city growth and a lot of people from the rural areas migrated to the cities.…

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    In today’s job market, there are many reasons an individual could be turned down for employment. According to Deborah Rhodes, author of “Why looks are the last bastion of discrimination”, appearance should not be one of them. Rhodes is a law professor at Stanford and holder of numerous titles for her outstanding work in legal matters. She is also the author and co-author of over 250 articles (Directory). In this article, she addresses an issue with profound impact on today’s society. She…

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    The 1976 Copyright Act

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    Sections 107 to 122 of the 1976 Copyright Act have established limitations on the rights of the copyright owners. All the rights exercised by the copyright owners should be done within the existing limits established in the 1976 Copyright Act. In some instances, these limitations constitute specified exemptions from copyright liability. For instance, one such limitation is expressed in the doctrine of “fair use” which requires the copyright owners to exercise their rights in a fair manner that…

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    In 1976 the Crime Stoppers program was created as a way to enlist the help of the community in finding the person responsible for the murder of Michael Carmen. The first case was a success and laid the groundwork for the program. In July of 1976, Michael Carmen was gunned down during a gas station robbery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The police had no suspects in the shooting. Detective Greg MacAleese came up with the idea of using video to re-enact the murder. This re-enactment was shown to…

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    Normality In The Goat

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    Think of tradition, convention, and normality. These are parts of society that allow people to bond over commonalities and provide a basis for the culture that each person exists in. Each factor of society allows people to interact on a normal, day-to-day basis, and serves as the general foundation for civility. In Edward Albee’s The Goat, each of these integral parts of society are stretched and strained by the protagonist through certain acts deemed vile by his family and peers. The…

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    shown in the 1976 Olympic games held in Montreal. This brings forth the argument: was the great deal of money spent on the 1976 Olympics a waste? Based on the reasonings that will follow, it can be argued that the money spent for hosting the 1976 Montreal Olympic games was not justified because…

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    and army), Brauchitsch, Raeder and Göring. In this directive, he directed them on how to occupy different areas in Western Europe. This proves that Hitler wanted them to fight a world war, as this order was given just after the Germans invaded Poland- Hitler had been planning these orders from before. In 1961, Trevor-Roper also reviewed AJP Taylor’s book, The Origins of the Second World War, and argued against his thesis, claiming that there is no evidence that can prove that Hitler only…

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    One day I was at my gymnastics meet, it had lots of equipment pushed and stacked against the walls. I had my Leotard on that had ¾ inch sleeves and lots of sparkles and I love sparkles. My mom was the loudest one in the stands. “GO LILY!” The scoring system is complicated because the highest score you can get is a 10.0 and that is literally perfect if the judge can’t see anything wrong. The closest I have come to a 10.0 is a 9.5 which is amazing for only being in level 4 and of course as you get…

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    ‘outcomes’ based off of three different psychological states (Hackman and Oldham, 1975; Hackman and Oldham, 1976). The original five characteristics were based around the ideals of: skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback (Hackman and Oldham, 1975; Hackman and Oldham, 1976; Oldham, Hackman and Pearce; 1976). Through the information found in this survey, ideals were established which outline the psychological states or needs that are most beneficial in…

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    Handy (1976) classifies early motivation theories under three headings. First is “satisfaction theories” that assumes that “a satisfied worker is a productive worker” (Handy, 1976, p. 24). There are strong evidences showing that productivity leads to satisfaction of workers but there are a few evidences supporting that satisfied worker works harder. In addition, satisfaction of worker decrease the number of workers’ turnovers (Handy, 1976, p. 25). This concept is really true.…

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